DERRICK K. YATES Professor Derrick K. Yates has been selected to serve as Director of Bands at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He previously served as Interim Director of Bands at Alabama A&M University, where he conducted a 250-member award-winning Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Brass Ensemble and Pep Band for twelve years.
President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by Christina Cassidy and Justin Pope ATLANTA (AP) — When President Barack Obama addressed graduates at Morehouse College on Sunday, he also spoke to the broader community of historically Black colleges and universities — a proud corner of higher education that has struggled more than most during the last few years of economic distress.
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during the Morehouse College 129th Commencement ceremony, May 19, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by Darlene SupervilleATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically Black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as Black men graduating from college and use it to improve people’s lives.
by Paul Butler (CNN) — “My brothers.” That is how President Obama should begin one of the most significant speeches of his presidency: the commencement address at Morehouse College this Sunday.
School Name: Harris-Stowe State University Location: St. Louis, Missouri Year Founded: 1890 Number of Students: 1,715 undergraduate students Specialty Programs: Juvenile Justice Greek Life: •…
The death of Florida A&M Drum Major Robert Champion has reignited the age-old discussion surrounding hazing and initiation practices amongst college students. Last week, three…